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Wendy Mae Brown in Ghost Photo: Jeff Busby

Review: Ghost, the Musical

Audiences expecting earnest retro cheesiness and zero subtlety will be satisfied by the production of Ghost the Musical, currently playing at Sydney’s Theatre Royal. New York banker Sam (Rob Mills) and girlfriend Molly’s (Jemma Rix) romance is put to the test when …
Carl Cox at Perth's Red Hill Auditorium on March 6   Photo: Luke Baker

Review: Carl Cox

Honorary Aussie, Carl Cox, was a man on a mission when he brought his renowned style to Perth before heading North for the summer festival season. This gig not only showcased Cox and his music, but it also gave Perth a taste …
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Farewell George Martin

In a year of the deaths of giants we say goodbye to George Martin: the fifth Beatle, the producer who made them sound like The Beatles. The man who framed those songs in those patchouli psychedelic frames, or equally in those woody bucolic …
Battles

Laneway Festival Review: Battles

Battles at Sydney University’s Manning Bar is one of the band’s few Laneway Festival sideshows in Australia in February. The New York three-piece has gained something of a cult following around the world, and is touring in support of their third album, last year’s wholly instrumental La …